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that hospital. woman lived with her husband. >>> the students at san francisco city college say the cuts to keep the school's accreditation turned san francisco city college into a skeleton. ktvu's rob roth is live in the city where there is a rally underway. >> reporter: hundreds of san francisco city college students, teachers and union members are rallying in front of city hall. they are upset about cuts and changes the administration is proposing, all this while the survival of san francisco city college hangs in the balance. >> reporter: students from san francisco city college marched through campus and into the streets this afternoon. >> what do we do? >> reporter: tomorrow is the deadline for san francisco city college officials to submit a report detailing while the college should keep its accreditation. protesters say it eliminates too much. >> all of the staff cuts and all of the student service cuts has been turning our school into a skeleton. making it hard for new people to want to come. >> reporter: the administration says changes are n
is bringing support of the same sex marriage out for aville image -- vigil here in san francisco. >> reporter: they're holding a rally for gay marriage. this time they're opposing the federal defense of marriage act. this family visited from placerville where 22-year-old daughter is on spring break. >> we came down to visit the city and go to the walt disney museum. >> reporter: kristen came here with her two mothers. >> we grew up in a relatively small town. everyone loved them and have a place to be. >> reporter: because they are in a straight marriage, the defense of marriage act will solidify the ties to kristen much more challenging. >> she doesn't have the same right because both of her parents are treated the same, she's not going to get the same benefits. if one of us -- being able to file jointed for the state. i can't file jointly with the federal government. however i didn't get the benefits for my daughter for school. >> reporter: the law prevents gay couples from receiving federal benefits such as tax break and federal healt
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to citizenship for 11 million immigrants in the united states illegally. >> people in san francisco's tender loin now have a new place to enjoy a cup of cough oh. the mayor was on hand for the ribbon cutting coffee. this is the chain's 6th shop in the city. the first opened ten years ago in the mission district. the mayor said the opening of the coffee house goes with the neighborhood's efforts. >>> the president today named julia pearson as the first female director of the secret service. the former chief of staff has more than 30 years of experience with the agency. she replaced mark sullivan. he retired after that prostitution scandal last year. >> you probably haven't had one since you were in high school. now one retailer wants to use lockers to help bring down the cost of what you buy. >>> what sparked this huge fire in seattle that sent a fire ball into the sky? >> and the new town shootings have had a dramatic effect on california's desire to own weapons. what new fbi numbers show about the run on guns. . >>> a fire broke out yesterday at a p
. police responded to a tip and found the dog at a home in san francisco. he was taken friday night after the owner fell asleep on a bart train. >>> new at 5:00 p.m. a study from the centers for disease control and prevention suggests parents are risker their children's health. ktvu's health and science editor john fowler has more. >> reporter: parents may think they are doing the right thing but doctors say the growing problems of diabetes may be caused by infant diets. >> reporter: he gets only breast milk. but a new study found 40% of babies under 40 months are getting solid food. >> mashing up fruit with rice cereal. >> sometimes you like them to have solid foods because they sleep better. [ laughter ] >> under 4 months we need to make it clear that has been shown to be related to higher risks of asthma. >> diabetes. each baby is unique but the ability to digest develops slowly. they recommend solid food only after six months. but 93% of babies by then are already eating solids, most with doctor approval. >> maybe give them cereal to start
on buss. rob roth is live in san francisco where he talked with officials and people behind those ads. rob. >> reporter: the new muni bus ads are expected to run in less than two weeks. many are calling them hate speech. anti-gay messages are set to begin running april 1st. this one quotes an islamic cleric. quote, the punishment of homosexuality is the death penalty." a second ad has iranian president saying "homosexuality is ugly." both end with the statement "that's his jihad, what's yours." >> my ad is designed to save lives. refusing to call attention to the plight of gays is killing people. >> reporter: teresa sparks says geller's ads are trying to pit the gay community against muslims. >> what she's doing is trying to portray muslims and arabs has being anti-gay. and i don't think that's the case. >> reporter: the new ads follow on the heels of current ads running on a handful of buses with anti-muslim messages. last week city leaders denounced those ads. muni says it's forced to run them. >> even though we disagree with the content we
of san francisco city hall to call for a stop to funding cuts for hiv and aid says programs, lead by members of the group organizing for america, formed to support president obama's legislative aim. speakers urged congress to respect what they call the will of the people. >> the people of the united states made clear this last november that we value investments in our communities and in our country and that includes funding hiv prevention and care services. >> >> reporter: cording to other speakers, cuts from the sequester will result in fewer aids tests. less medicine and an increase in the spread of the disease. it will be friday before the faa reveals which small airport towers will be closed due to cuts. >>> decisions were due today, but the government wants more time to consider letters asking that the towers remain staffed. the airports can't operate without tower personnel, but pilots and residents say they are worried about safety. >> is there state rail officials voted to issue $.6 billion in bonds for construction of the high speed
% called the cost of owning a home the biggest problem in san francisco. compare that to san jose where crime was ranked as the city's biggest problem. despite that concern, most are still bullish on the bay area's biggest city. ma i don't recallty tell us san jose is heading in the right -- majority tell us san jose is heading in the right direction. that brings us to oakland where 60% say they disapprove of the job the mayor is doing. 65% say oakland shedding shed -- heading in the wrong direction. >> kpix 5 reporter phil matier has more. >> reporter: take it from me, here in oakland you don't have to travel far to find out what the issues are. take a look. >> the preparation of broken car glass on streets lets you know that in oakland crime isn't just an abstract statistic, it is personal. >> an everyday occurrence >> which may explain why 7 out of 10 voters say crime is their number one concern. that's twice as high as the response in san jose and five times as high as the response in san francisco. >> we got broken into, our house. there are b
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